"But if the right opportunity comes along, maybe he will go one day.
"But I think he would also be a top candidate for the England job, perfect for it.
"International football is different from club football and not all managers can make the switch.
"But the gaffer is very tactically astute and a very good motivator. In an environment where he would not see his players much, he'd still get the best out of them."
Hunt also insists Coppell is far from dour, even though he struggles to raise a smile during his post-match interviews.
He added: "The public only see him in Press conferences but he is not paid to be a comedian on TV.
"He joins in the dressing room banter and has a very dry sense of humour."